Men dominated the underground papers of the 1960s. Feminist journalists like Robin Morgan and Sheila Ryan called them on their sexism.
In Victorian England, the circus appealed across an otherwise class-divided society, its audiences ranging from poor peddlers to prestigious public figures.
The artist turned a critical eye toward American society, but he didn't want to be called a political cartoonist.
But it didn't work. The rumor, spread by the underground press in 1967, probably led to many disappointed hippies.